Bang on 6” Square
By Mistie Bush
I designed this festive six inch square for the 2015 Mystery Lapghan CAL (#MysteryLapghanCAL2015).
Skill Level: Easy
Yarn: Red Heart Super Saver #4 Worsted Weight
Crochet Hook: I (5.50mm)
Gauge: Not important
Finished size: 6” lying flat
Notes: Color A = Red, B = Green, C = White
Use a slip stitch when attaching your yarn and finishing off
Ch/Chs = Chain/Chains
Dc = Double Crochet
Rep = Repeat
Rnd = Round
Sk = Skip
Sl St = Slip Stitch
St/Sts = Stitch/Stitches
Yo = Yarn over
Herringbone Double Crochet – (Hb dc)
Yo, insert hook into indicated stitch, yo draw loop up and through, first loop on hook, (2 loops on hook), yo and draw through 1 loop on hook, yo and draw through both loops on hook. (Hb dc completed)
3 Double Crochet Cluster (3 dc cluster) Stitch also Double Crochet 3 Together Stitch (DC3Tog)
Yo hook insert hook into the indicated stitch. yo and draw up a loop, yo and draw through the first 2 loops on the hook. yo insert our hook in same st and draw through a loop; you should have 4 loops on your hook. yo draw through the first 2 loops only and you should have 3 loops on your hook. yo and insert hook same stitch and draw through that will give you 5 loops on your hook. yo and draw through the first 2 loops. That will leave you with 4 loops on your hook. yo and draw through all 4 loops on the hook. Secure the cluster with a chain stitch.
Using Yarn A, Ch 4, sl st in first ch to join.
Rnd 1: Working in the ring: Ch 3, 3 dc, * ch 3, 4 dc, * repeat from * to * 2 more times, ch 3; join with a sl st in top of the beginning Ch 3. Fasten Off. (16dc, 4 x ch 3 sps)
Rnd 2: Attach green in join. Ch 3, hb-dc in next 3 sts, * (2dc, ch3, 2dc) in the corner sp, hb-dc in next 4 sts, * repeat from * to * 2 more times, (2dc, ch3, 2dc) in the corner sp; join with a sl st in top of ch 3. Fasten Off. (16 hb-dc, 16dc, 4 x ch 3 sps)
Rnd 3: Attach white in corner sp. Ch 3, dc, ch 3, 2dc in corner sp, * hb-dc in next 8 sts, (2dc, ch3, 2dc) in corner sp, * repeat from * to * 2 more times, hb-dc in next 8sts; join with a sl st in top of ch3 sp. Fasten off. (48sts, 4 x ch3 sps)
Rnd 4: Attach red in corner sp. Ch1 (ch1 does not count), (3dc-cl, ch2, 3dc-cl) in corner sp, * ch2, sk2 sts, hb-dc in next 8 sts, ch2, sk2 sts; (3dc-cl, ch2, 3dc-cl) in corner * repeat from * to * 2 more times; ch2; sk2 sts; hb-dc in next 8 sts; ch2, sk2 sts, sl st in top of first 3dc-cl. (32 hb-dc, 8 dc-cl, 12 ch2 sps) FASTEN OFF
Weave in ends.
Happy Hooking and Enjoy!
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